5 12, 2023

UVU’s CARE Hub Food Access Program Receives Seven-State Regional Student Affairs Award

By |2023-12-05T08:57:52-07:00December 5th, 2023|Member News|0 Comments

The Utah Valley University CARE Hub’s student food access program received the 2023 NASPA Region V Innovative Program Award, which is given to a college or university that has developed an outstanding program that has benefited students and enhanced campus life. NASPA is an association of student affairs administrators in higher education and the association’s [...]

17 11, 2023

Department of Workforce Services: Utah’s October 2023 Employment Summary

By |2023-11-17T09:01:15-07:00November 17th, 2023|Member News|0 Comments

Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for October 2023 increased an estimated 2.2% across the past 12 months, with the state’s economy adding a cumulative 38,200 jobs since October 2022. Utah’s current job count stands at 1,742,400. October’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate is estimated at 2.7%, a one-tenth of one percentage-point increase over September. Approximately 49,300 Utahns [...]

8 11, 2023

You are Invited to Participate in a Utah Women & Leadership Project Research Study

By |2023-11-08T13:06:45-07:00November 8th, 2023|Member News|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber is partnering with the Utah Women & Leadership Project (UWLP) to do a comprehensive study linked to A Bolder Way Forward for Utah. We encourage you to participate. See the details below from the ULWP: The Utah Women & Leadership Project (UWLP) is conducting a statewide study to explore more deeply Utahns’ understanding, awareness, attitudes, concerns, and [...]

8 11, 2023

UVU Celebrates National First Gen Day by Announcing Achievement of a $15 Million Campaign to Support Students

By |2023-11-07T13:38:28-07:00November 8th, 2023|Member News|0 Comments

Utah Valley University (UVU) is marking National First-Generation College Celebration Day on Nov. 8 with an announcement of a major fundraising milestone and an acknowledgment of the thousands of Utahns who have been the first in their families to attend college. Nearly one-third of UVU students (9,933 this year) are first-generation. Over the past [...]

7 11, 2023

Utah Ranks Among Fastest Growing Life Sciences Industries in the Nation

By |2023-11-07T15:53:23-07:00November 7th, 2023|Member News|0 Comments

BioHive, Utah’s non-profit, community-impact driven life science organization, and BioUtah, Utah’s life science trade association, jointly released today Utah’s Life Sciences and Healthcare Innovation (life sciences) economic impact report detailing more than $500 million in net positive fiscal impacts to the state. The report is a comprehensive statewide and national industry analysis conducted by the [...]

7 11, 2023

UVU President Raises Awareness of Cybersecurity Threats in AI-Generated Voice Video

By |2023-11-07T13:28:51-07:00November 7th, 2023|Member News|0 Comments

Utah Valley University (UVU) confirmed its commitment to digital safety and awareness, reflected in its unique cybersecurity offerings, by releasing a video from UVU President Astrid S. Tuminez that addresses the growing issue of cybersecurity scams and phishing attacks. In the video, an animated avatar of President Tuminez warns students and staff about deceptive [...]

7 11, 2023

UVU/MTECH Agreement to Shorten Time to Graduation; Offers Innovative Solution for Utah’s Future Workforce Needs

By |2023-11-07T10:17:54-07:00November 7th, 2023|Member News|0 Comments

Planning for Utah’s future workforce needs, Utah Valley University (UVU) and Mountainland Technical College (MTECH) signed an innovative articulation agreement today, creating a seamless pathway for MTECH graduates in HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and welding to earn an associate degree in business management at UVU in half the time. Today’s agreement gives MTECH graduates in [...]

6 11, 2023

More than Luck: 13th Consecutive Top Honor for my529

By |2023-11-06T12:43:44-07:00November 6th, 2023|Member News|0 Comments

Utah’s plan again receives Gold rating from investment research firm Strong investment options and attractive underlying funds. Convenience and flexibility for the account owner. These features—and not luck—are why my529 has earned top honors from Morningstar for the 13th straight year. Utah’s educational savings plan was one of two plans nationwide to receive the [...]

1 11, 2023

UVU Celebrates Native American Heritage Month, Announces New Office, and a Legislative Appropriation of $2 Million

By |2023-11-01T08:48:01-06:00November 1st, 2023|Member News|0 Comments

As part of Native American Heritage Month, Utah Valley University (UVU) officially announced its expanded Native American Initiative along with the news that UVU will offer scholarships to indigenous students from all eight of Utah’s federally recognized tribes. With Native American students enrolling in college at half the rate of other groups nationwide, UVU [...]

1 11, 2023

Ballet West’s 60th Anniversary Kicks Off with Sold-Out Run of Dracula

By |2023-11-01T07:58:58-06:00November 1st, 2023|Member News|0 Comments

Best-Selling Non-Nutcracker in Company History Ballet West’s 60th anniversary season kicked off with nearly 13,000 attendees during Dracula, its first production of the season. The record-breaking sales is a company high for non-Nutcracker performances. Utahns are clearly loving ballet. As one of the top 10 ballet companies in the country, Ballet West has grown [...]

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